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    Betrachtungen des Leidens Christi und Gebete für Klosterfrauen. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Manuscript on paper. Signatures: [a¹⁰, b²⁽⁺⁾, c¹², d¹⁴, e⁸, f¹², g-l⁸, m¹⁰, n⁸, o¹⁰⁺¹, p-q⁸, r⁸⁺¹, s-z⁸, A-D⁸, E⁶] Cursive script in several hands. Rubricated. The illus. are mounted and consist of colored drawings and woodcuts (South German, ca. 1450-ca. 1500). Cf. Engelbert Baumeister's Formschnitte des 15. Jahrhunderts in den Sammlungen des ...

    • Contributor: Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1518
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    Clare Boothe Luce papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence particularly relating to politics, religion, and literary and artistic endeavors; secretarial file; literary file containing business records, articles, essays, reviews, commentaries, journals, notebooks, memoirs, novels, short stories, plays, non-ficition, pamphlets, and proposals, together with notes, drafts, fragments, and other writings; congressional and ambassadorial correspondence and subject files; Boothe (Booth) and Luce family and personal papers; speech files; scrapbooks (141 volumes); artwork; and other ...

    • Contributor: Luce, Clare Boothe - Boothe, John William Thomas - Luce, Henry Robinson
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    Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers, 1898-1978

    Edgar Ansel Mowrer, journalist, and Lilian Thomson, author, married 1916. Correspondence, manuscripts of speeches and writings, lectures, subject files, and other papers documenting the Mowrers' careers as authors and lecturers on foreign affairs, particularly on the diplomacy of France, Germany, Italy, and the United States.

    • Contributor: Mowrer, Edgar Ansel
    • Date: 1898
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    Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, 1433-1966

    Bookman, collector, and bibliophile. Letters, decrees, order books, reports, instructions, dispatches, printed material, and miscellaneous legal documents concerning the history of colonial Spanish America, including the activities of the Mexican Inquisition.

    • Contributor: Kraus, Hans Peter
    • Date: 1433
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    Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project collection, 2008-2009

    The Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project collection includes manuscripts (letters, sermons, orations, church programs, etc.), audio and video recordings, photographs, and other graphic materials created by the public in response to the 2009 election and inauguration of President Barack Obama and collected by the American Folklife Center. Includes submissions from over 300 individuals, religious and secular organizations, from 39 states and the District ...

    • Date: 2008
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    Santa Clara de Tulillo Hacienda records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Two bound volumes containing files kept by the Jesuits, the original owners of the hacienda, relating principally to the areas surrounding the Laguna de Cuitzeo, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico. Records include correspondence, royal decrees, deeds of gift, estate inventories, fiscal accounts, bills of sale, land grants, legal suits and countersuits, mortgage loans, rental agreements, wills and testaments, and other records kept by the Jesuit ...

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    Howard-von Recum family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diaries and correspondence relating primarily to the diplomatic career of Sir Henry Howard and documenting his postings in China; Denmark; France; Greece; Guatemala; Hague, Netherlands; Russia; the United States; and the Vatican during World War I. Includes correspondence and diaries, interleaved with photographs, clippings, and ephemera, of his daughter, Marie Ernestine Howard von Recum (also known as Da) pertaining to her years as a ...

    • Contributor: Howard, Henry - Von Recum, Marie Ernestine Howard
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    Betrachtungen des leidens Christi

    Manuscript on paper. Signatures: [a¹⁰, b²⁽⁺⁾, c¹², d¹⁴, e⁸, f¹², g-l⁸, m¹⁰, n⁸, o¹⁰⁺¹, p-q⁸, r⁸⁺¹, s-z⁸, A-D⁸, E⁶] Cursive script in several hands. Rubricated. The illus. are mounted and consist of colored drawings and woodcuts (South German, ca. 1450-ca. 1500). Cf. Engelbert Baumeister's Formschnitte des 15. Jahrhunderts in den Sammlungen des fürstlichen Hauses Oettingen-Wallerstein. Strassburg, 1920, Bd. 2, where the woodcuts are described ...

    • Date: 1518

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    Waldemar Gurian papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, notes, writings by Gurian and others, newspaper clippings, reviews of his books, and other papers documenting Gurian's career after his arrival in the United States to become a professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame. Topics include bolshevism, totalitarianism, Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union, contemporary Catholicism in France, and Catholic writers and intellectuals. Also includes material relating to a newsletter, ...

    • Contributor: Gurian, Waldemar
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    Letter from Barthelemi Tardiveau to St. John de Crevecoeur

    • Contributor: Tardiveau, Barthelemi
    • Date: 1789-01-19
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    Philip II letter, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    ALS, written in Madrid, to Pedro Moya de Contreras, Archbishop of Mexico. Philip II complains to the Archbishop of Mexico City about his practice of appointing monolingual priests to Indian benefices. Philip had previously ordered the archbishop not to appoint clergy unskilled in Indian tongues. Despite the king's command, the archbishop had still allowed many monolingual priests to hold Indian benefices. At best, these ...

    • Contributor: Philip II - Eraso, Antonio De. - Jay I. Kislak Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1578
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    San José de Queréndaro Hacienda records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Two bound volumes containing files kept by the Jesuits, the original owners of the hacienda, relating principally to the areas surrounding the Laguna de Cuitzeo, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico. Records include correspondence, royal decrees and rulings, land grants, acts of land possession, lawsuits, estate inventories, wills and testaments, bills of sale, rental agreements, mortgage and loan material, and fiscal accounts. Subjects include the acquisition ...

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    Myron Charles Taylor papers, 1928-1953

    Industrialist, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence, reports, and other papers documenting Taylor's activities as the president's personal representative to Pope Pius XII.

    • Contributor: Taylor, Myron Charles
    • Date: 1928
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    Charles C. Marshall papers, 1886-1968

    Lawyer. Correspondence, notes, scrapbooks, book manuscripts, reprints, and newspaper clippings relating primarily to Marshall's controversy in 1927 with Alfred Emanuel Smith over the qualifications of a Roman Catholic for the presidency of the United States. Other topics include church-state questions and the Calvert controversy in seventeenth-century Maryland.

    • Contributor: Marshall, Charles C.
    • Date: 1886
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    Portuguese manuscripts collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, literary manuscripts and poetry, reports, notebooks, proclamations, legal and military documents, account books, broadsides, and other papers and documents relating to various aspects of Portuguese history, society, literature, religion, and culture. Subjects include the poet Luís de Camões; military orders of knighthood, especially the Ordem Militar de Avis and the Order of Christ; and Sebastianism. Also contains material pertaining to the Peninsular War, ...

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    Robert Porter Patterson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, legal files, subject files, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers from Patterson's service in the U.S. War Department as U.S. assistant secretary, U.S. under secretary, and U.S. secretary of war during and after World War II. Also documents his work as a judge in the the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ...

    • Contributor: Patterson, Robert Porter
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    Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, lectures, subject files, and other papers documenting the Mowrers' careers as authors and lecturers on foreign affairs, particularly on the diplomatic policies of France, Germany, Italy, and the United States. Records (1956-1960) of the periodical Western World while Edgar Ansel Mowrer was its American editor include articles by Raymond Aron, Arthur F. Burns, Jean Cocteau, James Bryant Conant, Hans J. ...

    • Contributor: Mowrer, Edgar Ansel - Mowrer, Lilian T. (lilian Thomson)
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    Howard-von Recum family papers, 1869-1972

    British diplomat. Diaries and correspondence relating primarily to the diplomatic career of Sir Henry Howard and documenting his postings at Hague, Netherlands, the Vatican during World War I, and in China, Denmark, France, Greece, Guatemala, Russia, and the United States, also including the diaries and correspondence of his daughter, Baroness Marie Ernestine Howard von Recum, and the correspondence of his other family members and ...

    • Contributor: Howard, Henry, Sir - Howard, Henry
    • Date: 1843
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    Bartolomé de las Casa statement of opinion, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Statement of opinion (AMs) sent to Emperor Charles V for presentation to the Council of the Indies. Topics include Spanish policies to the Indians of the New World, including conquest, conversion, servitude, and slavery.

    • Contributor: Casas, Bartolomé De Las
    • Date: 1542
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    Philip II letter, 1578 Dec. 2.

    ALS, written in Madrid, to Pedro Moya de Contreras, Archbishop of Mexico. Philip II complains to the Archbishop of Mexico City about his practice of appointing monolingual priests to Indian benefices. Philip had previously ordered the archbishop not to appoint clergy unskilled in Indian tongues. Despite the king's command, the archbishop had still allowed many monolingual priests to hold Indian benefices. At best, these ...

    • Contributor: Philip II
    • Date: 1578
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    Working in Paterson Project collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection consists of manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, artifacts, publications, and ephemera from an ethnographic field project conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, which documented occupational culture in Paterson, New Jersey in 1994. Subjects include the textile industry, industrial architecture, machine shops, labor unions, family owned businesses, dressmaking, and ethnic restaurants. A single manufacturing firm, Watson Machine International, was the focus ...

    • Contributor: Carroll, Thomas Deblasio - Cooper, Martha - Lautenberg, Frank R. - Levitas, Susan - Lloyd, Timothy Charles - McCarl, Robert - Pascrell, Bill - Smith, Lynda S. - Taylor, David Alan - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - United States. National Park Service. Mid-Atlantic Regional Office
    • Date: 1993
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    Dorothy G. Wayman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journal, speeches, writings, articles, reports, notes, research material, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Wayman's career as a journalist and author and to her interest in Catholicism. Documents her work as a journalist for the Falmouth Enterprise (Falmouth, Mass.), Boston Globe (Boston, Mass.), and Olean Times Herald (Olean, N.Y.); as an author especially her biographical studies of Frederic Christopher ...

    • Contributor: Wayman, Dorothy G.
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    San José de Queréndaro Hacienda records, 1543-1922

    Bound volumes of files kept by the Jesuits, original owners of the hacienda. Subjects include the acquisition and sale of land, ownership disputes, water rights, rental of property, agricultural production, livestock and livestock brands, and relations with the Indians of Mexico. Also includes correspondence and fiscal accounts with the local railroad company

    • Date: 1543
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    G. Bromley Oxnam papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, sermons, addresses, lectures, writings, articles, book reviews, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers concerning Oxnam's life and career in religious and public service. Documents his work with the Church of All Nations, the controversy over diplomatic relations between the U.S. and the Vatican, the issues of church and state and Protestantism as it related to Catholicism, charges made by the House Committee ...

    • Contributor: Oxnam, G. Bromley (garfield Bromley)
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    James P. McGranery and Regina Clark McGranery papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, family papers, appointment books, press releases, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating principally to McGranery's duties as assistant to U.S. attorneys general Francis Biddle and Tom C. Clark, as U.S. judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, as U.S. attorney general, as a member of the U.S. Commission on Government Security, and as a ...

    • Contributor: McGranery, James P. (james Patrick) - McGranery, Regina Clark